Mulled Wine

This is one of those holiday traditions that I’ve always heard of, yet never had the chance to try or make myself until an event recently. Turns out that it’s as tasty as it sounds and really isn’t hard to make though I will say, some of the spices can …

Salt the Line

I wasn’t there in person, the story was told to me years ago by another cook outside while getting high on cheap weed after a long night in the Kitchen where the stress had almost reached the tipping point. We’ve all seen it, it’s one of those situations that we …

Mise En Place

So you can cook? How does that apply to daily life? Well the fact of the matter is that a lot of the skills we develop in the Kitchen are easily transferable. By far the most important is the concept of Mise En Place. It’s Kitchen French for “Have your …

Chili

It’s funny that this is actually one the base recipes that was brought up when this whole concept was conceived due to the fact that there are a thousand ways to make it but it still comes down to some basic key components. Chili has always been one of my …

Top 5 coolest places I’ve cooked

In the span of the past 27 years, I’ve worked in some seriously shady places for some outright bastards. But I’ve also been fortunate enough to have been able to cook at some truly mind blowing locations with some really cool people. While we can learn from both, this article …